Master of Theology – Church History

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Master of Theology – Church History

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Liberty University’s Master of Theology in Church History Will Help You Use the Past to Impact Your Future Career in Ministry

As you strive to safeguard biblical doctrine from heresy, Liberty University’s Master of Theology – Church History degree will provide you with a complete perspective to help you get to the heart of the matter. By earning your online theology master’s degree in church history, you will see how the church has dealt with heresies in the past and how those same heresies have evolved to continue to plague the church today, while also being reminded of the sovereignty of God and His care for the church. With Liberty’s postgraduate theology and church history degree, you will develop a global, historical understanding of the church that will give you the foundation you need to better address the doctrinal challenges the church faces today.

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Theology in Church History will equip you for careers in both the local church and parachurch ministries by building on your foundation in the historical development of Christian theology, classical reformation, and global and American Christianity. This understanding, paired with a strong foundation in theology will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to lead and address a variety of situations within the church.

What Will You Learn in Our Master of Theology in Church History Degree?

  • Historical development of Christian theology
  • History of global Christianity
  • American Christianity
  • Modern and contemporary Christian thought

As a pioneer of distance learning since 1985, Liberty University has worked hard to make our online master of theology degrees flexible and affordable. With no set login times and 100% online, our theology and church history classes are designed to fit into your schedule, so you don’t have to choose between continuing your education and your family or job.

The professors for Liberty’s master’s in theology (Th.M.) program care about you and are dedicated to providing you with the Th.M. training you need to further your ministry. Our postgraduate theology professors have real-world experience in ministry and will help you discover how events in church history shed light on current issues within the church today.

Potential Career Options with a Th.M. in Church History

  • Bible instructor
  • Missionary
  • Professor

Master of Theology – Church History Program Benefits

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online Master of Theology degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity has been accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity degree has been approved by ATS and has met rigorous accreditation standards, so you can feel confident that your degree is both academically excellent and well-respected among churches, ministries, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Your ministry matters – so when you take 9-15 credit hours per semester in your divinity program, you’ll pay a discounted block rate of $2,750. It’s our way of supporting all you do to serve others.
  • The majority of tuition for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Electronic textbooks are provided for many divinity courses* all for one convenient fee. To continue our mission of providing affordable education, this fee is waived for students who enroll by Summer 2024 D-term.
  • You’ll be able to complete your Master of Theology in Church History in as little as 1 year.

*Electronic textbooks are not provided for courses that fall under departments outside the School of Divinity.

Military Benefits

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • Discounted Divinity Block Rate: $2,475 per semester – only $165/credit at 15 credit hours!*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Credits taken below 9 and above 15 credit hours for the Th.M. in Church History program are charged at the part-time rate.

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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Jun 24, 2024

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